Dr. James Conrad Buell SAN ANTONIO- Dr. James Conrad Buell, 71, was born on Sept. 15, 1941 and raised in Omaha, NE and died in San Antonio, Texas on Aug. 5, 2013 after a brief illness. He was an avid football fan, a Nebraska Cornhusker, and a sports car enthusiast. He loved to create things, whether it be a barbecue/smoker, or a tasty ethnic meal. He was a kind hearted, humble man. Dr. Buell attended Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical School. He completed medical fellowships in research and clinical cardiology at the University of Nebraska, Emory University Hospitals in Atlanta, Ga., and the University Hospitals and VA Hospitals in Madison, Wis. He practiced cardiology in Nebraska, Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. He was a passionate scholar and teacher all of his life. He was a professor of medicine at the Universities of Nebraska and Wisconsin, and at Texas Tech University. His research and publications were extensive. Dr. Buell had been in private practice at the Cardiology Clinic of San Antonio for almost 14 years at the time of his passing. His goal was to retire in 2016, having served as a physician for a full 50 years. He is survived by his daughters, Betsy Londo o (Luis) and Annie Irwin (Brian); his sister, Janet Smith (Jonathan); nine grandchildren, Foster, Calvin, Xander, Jonathan and Jessica Irwin, and Sophia, Mary, Katrina and Nicholas Londo o; and nephews, Bil, Brian and Steve Smith. There will be a viewing and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 at Porter Loring Mortuary North. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 in Porter Loring North Chapel. A reception will follow in the Porter Loring Mortuary North Reflection Room. Please view the obituary on the Porter Loring website for contribution information. You are invited to sign the Guestbook at www.porterloring.com. Arrangements are with Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, TX 78232, (210) 495-8221.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Aug. 8, 2013